Farming Rural 19

Janet Leggett Stewart

February 16, 1958 ~ July 17, 2019 (age 61)


Janet Leggett Stewart, age 61, of Baxley died Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at her residence under the care of Regency Southern Care Hospice.

Mrs. Stewart was born February 16, 1958 in Jacksonville, Florida.  She was a member of Hopewell United Methodist Church and was a member of the Line Dance Fever.  She was the Administrative Assistant for J. Hiers Company and she was preceded in death by her father, William “Bill” L. Leggett and a nephew, Austin Baucom.

Survivors include her husband, Andy Stewart of Waynesboro; a daughter & son in law, Eva K. & Shannon Hutcherson of Baxley; granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth Hutcherson of Baxley; step-daughter & step-son in law, Gena & Bryan McKinnon of Waynesboro; step-son, Kevin Lee Stewart of Waynesboro; step- grandchildren, Wyatt McKinnon, Alden Stewart, Claire Stewart & Natalie Stewart; mother, Mary Eleanor Leggett of Baxley; sisters & brother in law, Barbara & Ricky Stewart of Fort Worth, Tx and Judy Lanier of Blairsville; brother, Billy Leggett of Blairsville; nieces, Nancy Banning of Hendersonville, TN, Natalie (Eric) Tenoso of Jacksonville, FL and a nephew,  Wes (Ashley) Baucom of Fort Worth, TX; a great niece Elin Tenoso and great nephews Ben & Hudson Baucom also survive.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Hopewell United Methodist Church with Rev. Bobby Gale & Rev. Ron Ross officiating and a eulogy by Joey Hiers. She will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the Church.  

Interment will follow in the Hopewell United Methodist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Jack Banning, Lanier Kesler, Eric Hutcherson, Wes Baucom, Joey Hiers and Charlene Price.

Honorary pallbearers will be Keith Price, Chris & Jeni Reynolds, Eva Hickman, Wesley Griffin, George Griffin, Diane Hallman, Joy Shadron, Line Dance Fever, Hiers & GA Asphalt employees.

Visitation will be Friday evening from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Swain Funeral Home.

Remembrances may be made to Regency Southern Care Hospice (2311 E. 1st Ste B Vidalia, Ga. 30474.)

Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.

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July 19, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Chapel of Swain Funeral Home
1632 Hatch Parkway North
Baxley, GA 31513

Funeral Service
July 20, 2019

2:00 PM
Hopewell United Methodist Church
1759 Red Oak Rd
Baxley, GA 31513

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